Kawhi Leonard gets completely roasted on Twitter for watching Clippers’ Game 3 from suite
Kawhi Leonard has, and always will be, an enigma in the NBA. The Los Angeles Clippers superstar is the hardest man to read in the entire league, and his Game 3 experience felt extremely on-brand.
As the Clippers took on the Phoenix Suns in a virtual do-or-die contest, Kawhi Leonard was seen enjoying the action from the comfort of a corporate suite.
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) June 25, 2021
Clippers making a big run in a must-win Game!
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) June 25, 2021
Kawhi Leonard’s suite experience drew a healthy mix of reactions from Twitter. There were admittedly some Clippers fans that were just loving the fact, clearly amused by The Klaw’s usual eccentricities.
Lol my guy Kawhi up there in the suite watching his team with his kids, love it!
— Ceezy (@m_cole34) June 25, 2021
kawhi sitting in a suite with his family is so cute tbh
— dirt no whiskey (@nicxck) June 25, 2021
Oh and yes Kawhi was in the suite next to me. When I pulled out my phone he dipped back pic.twitter.com/Kc6wE0Q1Fo
— Alex Seidel (@aseidel9551) June 19, 2021
But not everyone was vibing with the Clippers star sitting away from the sidelines. A good number of Twitter users flamed Kawhi for watching the action away from his team:
Why is Kawhi sitting in a suite and not on the bench with his team? pic.twitter.com/wpkd7EYqqL
— Lauren Cooper (@LCooper4__) June 25, 2021
My exact thought. Why is kawhi in a suite at home when his team is on the floor. Playing… true leader right there. https://t.co/mgqZFd7tSX
— Rexy Rex® (@Rexy_Rex_95) June 25, 2021
Lmao Kawhi don’t even fw his teammates he at the game in a suite 😂😂😂
— RICKY BOBBY (@Dewbaaaaas) June 25, 2021
LMFAOOOOO WHY TF KAWHI IN A SUITE AND NOT ON THE BENCH ??
— BOONEY DONT KARE🤷🏽♂️〽️ (@TheHomieBooney) June 25, 2021
So everybody gonna pretend that it’s okay for Kawhi to be in a box suite when his team is playing at home?
— CJ Rice (@CJ_Rice_DMV) June 25, 2021
Even NBA star Terrence Ross had something to say about the Kawhi suite fiasco. The Orlando Magic swingman was just as perplexed as we all were.
Damn, they let kawhi sit in the suites? Sheeesh
— Terrence Ross (@TerrenceRoss) June 25, 2021
Some fans just wanted to have some fun, posting various memes clowning Kawhi Leonard.
Kawhi watching up in the suite like… pic.twitter.com/RSb7bszHEh
— Reverend Reiderson (@ChipReiderson) June 25, 2021
Kawhi Leonard is watching the Clippers game from the suite like… pic.twitter.com/SMzJkkdrmf
— Mike Moffat (@MikeGeorgeMoff) June 25, 2021
Kawhi in the suite when Paul George says “we need him back next game” pic.twitter.com/qOIrJfb5RK
— Penei Sewell Stan Account (@adanadelmi) June 25, 2021
However, that just may be the kind of guy that Kawhi Leonard is. The Clippers star may have been away from the action due to injury, but he wasn’t completely disengaged from his team. ESPN’s Rachel Nichols reported that Leonard went down during halftime to give his team some pointers and just provide some moral support.
Kawhi Leonard is in a suite with his family tonight, but I'm told that as he's done several times since hurting his knee, he went down to the locker room at halftime to offer advice on what he was seeing/give his support.
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) June 25, 2021
While fans can argue about whether or not Kawhi Leonard’s suite experience was an actual issue, what’s not up for debate is how badly the Clippers miss him on the basketball court. While LA pulled off the much-needed victory in Game 3, they’ll want all the help they can get to tie the series in Game 4.